Expert Services - Listing according to regions

Prof. Dr. Sven Chojnacki

(Please send all requests for Prof. Chojnacki through Ms. Hehn)

Research Project C2 - Variances and Consequences of Territorial Control by Non-State Actors

Areas of Expertise:

  • territorial violence control
  • military conflicts
  • provision of security services
  • actor constellations
  • privatization of security
  • peace strategies and und post-war orders
  • Somalia


Prof. Dr. Robin Geiß

Research Project C11 - Charting the International Legal Framework for Security Governance by External Actors in Areas of Limited Statehood

Areas of Expertise:

  • security governance
  • international (humanitarian) law
  • global fight against crime
  • drug trafficking
  • piracy
  • transnational terrorism
  • Somalia, Kenya, Columbia, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Yemen, Democratic Republic of the Congo

 

Dr. Matthias Kötter

Research Project B7 - Rule of Law and Governance in Areas of Limited Statehood

Areas of Expertise:

  • rule of law
  • legal Cultures
  • plurality of normative regulations
  • law as a normative framework for non-state justice systems
  • meta-governance institutions
  • Ethiopia, Ghana, Pakistan

 

Prof. Dr. Gunnar Folke Schuppert

Research Project B7 - Rule of Law and Governance in Areas of Limited Statehood

Areas of Expertise:

  • rule of law
  • legal cultures
  • plurality of normative regulations
  • law as a normative framework for non-state justice systems
  • meta-governance institutions
  • Ethiopia, Ghana, Pakistan

Prof. Dr. Robin Geiß

Research Project C11 - Charting the International Legal Framework for Security Governance by External Actors in Areas of Limited Statehood

Areas of Expertise:

  • security governance
  • international (humanitarian) law
  • global fight against crime
  • drug trafficking
  • piracy
  • transnational terrorism
  • Somalia, Kenya, Columbia, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Yemen, Democratic Republic of the Congo

 

Prof. Dr. Andrea Liese

Research Project D8 - “Talk, and Action”: How International Organizations React to Areas of Limited Statehood

Areas of Expertise:

  • international institutions
  • discourse and organisational practice in international institutions
  • governance provision
  • food security
  • development partnerships in Haiti, Côte d’Ivoire, Niger, Columbia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Sierra Leone 

 

Prof. Dr. Andreas Mehler

Research Project C10 - Alternatives to State-Sponsored Security in Areas of Extremely Limited Statehood (Central African Republic and South Sudan)

Areas of Expertise:

  • power-sharing after peace agreements
  • violent conflicts and conflict prevention
  • state and statehood
  • democratization processes
  • German and French Africa policy
  • Liberia, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Central African Republic

Prof. Dr. Stefan Esders

Research Project B10 - Legal Security and Order as Joint Tasks of Secular and Church Institutions (8th-11th Centuries)

Areas of Expertise:

  • religious and political authority in the Early Middle Ages
  • ancient and medieval statehood
  • transition period from Antiquity to Middle Ages
  • Europe and the Mediterranean in the Early Middle Ages

 

Prof. Dr. Ursula Schröder

Research Project C6 - The Politics of State- and Security-Building in Areas of Limited Statehood

Areas of Expertise:

  • security governance
  • international security interventions
  • state- and security-building
  • post-conflict peace-building
  • Côte d’Ivoire, Liberia, Lebanon, and the Palestinian Territories

Prof. Dr. Robin Geiß

Research Project C11 - Charting the International Legal Framework for Security Governance by External Actors in Areas of Limited Statehood

Areas of Expertise:

  • security governance
  • international (humanitarian) law
  • global fight against crime
  • drug trafficking
  • piracy
  • transnational terrorism
  • Somalia, Kenya, Columbia, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Yemen, Democratic Republic of the Congo

 

Prof. Dr. Andrea Liese

Research Project D8 - “Talk, and Action”: How International Organizations React to Areas of Limited Statehood

Areas of Expertise:

  • international institutions
  • discourse and organisational practice in international institutions
  • governance provision
  • food security
  • development partnerships in Haiti, Côte d’Ivoire, Niger, Columbia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Sierra Leone 


Dr. Matthias Kötter

Research Project B7 - Rule of Law and Governance in Areas of Limited Statehood

Areas of Expertise:

  • rule of law
  • legal cultures
  • plurality of normative regulations
  • law as a normative framework for non-state justice systems
  • meta-governance institutions
  • Ethiopia, Ghana, Pakistan

 

Prof. Dr. Andreas Mehler

Research Project C10 - Alternatives to State-Sponsored Security in Areas of Extremely Limited Statehood (Central African Republic and South Sudan)

Areas of Expertise:

  • power-sharing after peace agreements
  • violent conflicts and conflict prevention
  • state and statehood
  • democratization processes
  • German and French Africa policy
  • Liberia, Sierra Leone, South Sudan, Central African Republic

 

Prof. Dr. Ursula Schröder

Research Project C6 - The Politics of State- and Security-Building in Areas of Limited Statehood

Areas of Expertise:

  • security governance
  • international security interventions
  • state- and security-building
  • post-conflict peace-building
  • Côte d’Ivoire, Liberia, Lebanon, and the Palestinian Territories

 

Prof. Dr. Gunnar Folke Schuppert

Research Project B7 - Rule of Law and Governance in Areas of Limited Statehood

Areas of Expertise:

  • rule of law
  • legal cultures
  • plurality of normative regulations
  • law as a normative framework for non-state justice systems
  • meta-governance institutions
  • Ethiopia, Ghana, Pakistan

Prof. Dr. Andrea Liese

Research Project D8 - “Talk, and Action”: How International Organizations React to Areas of Limited Statehood

Areas of Expertise:

  • international institutions
  • discourse and organisational practice in international institutions
  • governance provision
  • food security
  • development partnerships in Haiti, Côte d’Ivoire, Niger, Columbia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Sierra Leone 

Prof. Dr. Marianne Braig

Research Project C3 - Police-Building und Transnational Security Fields in Latin America

Areas of Expertise:

  • politics in Latin America
  • security governance
  • (transnational) policing
  • transnational security fields in Latein America
  • economics and politics
  • South and Central America (esp. Argentina, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico)

 

Prof. Dr. Markus Michael Müller

Research Project C3 - Police-Building und Transnational Security Fields in Latin America

Areas of Expertise:

  • public security
  • security governance
  • (transnational) policing
  • transnational security fields in Latin America
  • (post-)colonial rule
  • Mexico

 

Prof. Dr. Stefan Rinke

Research Project D9 - Exchange Relationships and Collective Use of Resources in Culturally Heterogeneous Areas: Latin American Frontiers, 1880 to 1910

Areas of Expertise:

  • politics and history of Latin American countries
  • indigenous groups in Latin America
  • collective use of resources and exchange relationships on the local level

Prof. Dr. Marianne Braig

Research Project C3 - Police-Building und Transnational Security Fields in Latin America

Areas of Expertise:

  • politics in Latin America
  • security governance
  • (transnational) policing
  • transnational security fields in Latin America
  • economics and politics
  • South and Central America (esp. Argentina, El Salvador, Guatemala, Mexico)

 

Prof. Dr. Robin Geiß

Research Project C11 - Charting the International Legal Framework for Security Governance by External Actors in Areas of Limited Statehood

Areas of Expertise:

  • security governance
  • international (humanitarian) law
  • global fight against crime
  • drug trafficking
  • piracy
  • transnational terrorism
  • Somalia, Kenya, Columbia, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Yemen, Democratic Republic of the Congo

 

Prof. Dr. Andrea Liese

Research Project D8 - “Talk, and Action”: How International Organizations React to Areas of Limited Statehood

Areas of Expertise:

  • international institutions
  • discourse and organisational practice in international institutions
  • governance provision
  • food security
  • development partnerships in Haiti, Côte d’Ivoire, Niger, Columbia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Sierra Leone 

 

Prof. Dr. Markus Michael Müller

Research Project C3 - Police-Building und Transnational Security Fields in Latin America

Areas of Expertise:

  • public security
  • security governance
  • (transnational) policing
  • transnational security fields in Latin America
  • (post-)colonial rule
  • Mexico

 

Prof. Dr. Stefan Rinke

Research Project D9 - Exchange Relationships and Collective Use of Resources in Culturally Heterogeneous Areas: Latin American Frontiers, 1880 to 1910

Areas of Expertise:

  • politics and history of Latin American countries
  • indigenous groups in Latin America
  • collective use of resources and exchange relationships on the local level

Prof. Dr. Klaus Mühlhahn

Research Project B13 - Adaptation and Legitimation as Factors of Effective Governance in China, 1949-1957

Areas of Expertise:

  • Chinese Communist Party
  • consolidation processes in China
  • governance constellations of Chinese governments
  • socialist transformations, state socialism 
  • refugee policy in China
  • colonialism
  • Chinese Criminal Law

Prof. Dr. Robin Geiß

Research Project C11 - Charting the International Legal Framework for Security Governance by External Actors in Areas of Limited Statehood

Areas of Expertise:

  • security governance
  • international (humanitarian) law
  • global fight against crime
  • drug trafficking
  • piracy
  • transnational terrorism
  • Somalia, Kenya, Columbia, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Yemen, Democratic Republic of the Congo

 

Dr. Matthias Kötter

Research Project B7 - Rule of Law and Governance in Areas of Limited Statehood

Areas of Expertise:

  • rule of law
  • legal cultures
  • plurality of normative regulations
  • law as a normative framework for non-state justice systems
  • meta-governance institutions
  • Ethiopia, Ghana, Pakistan

 

Prof. Dr. Gunnar Folke Schuppert

Research Project B7 - Rule of Law and Governance in Areas of Limited Statehood

Areas of Expertise:

  • rule of law
  • legal cultures
  • plurality of normative regulations
  • law as a normative framework for non-state justice systems
  • meta-governance institutions
  • Ethiopia, Ghana, Pakistan

Prof. Dr. Robin Geiß

Research Project C11 - Charting the International Legal Framework for Security Governance by External Actors in Areas of Limited Statehood

Areas of Expertise:

  • security governance
  • international (humanitarian) law
  • global fight against crime
  • drug trafficking
  • piracy
  • transnational terrorism
  • Somalia, Kenya, Columbia, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Yemen, Democratic Republic of the Congo

 

Prof. Dr. Dr. hc Michael Daxner

Research Project C9 - Aid, Minds, Hearts: A Longitudinal Study of Governance Interventions in Afghanistan

Areas of Expertise:

  • state-building
  • relationship of interventionalists and intervenees
  • legitimacy of interventions
  • German and American homeland discourse
  • intervention culture
  • Southeast Europe (Balkans), Afghanistan

 

Jan Koehler

Research Project C9 - Aid, Minds, Hearts: A Longitudinal Study of Governance Interventions in Afghanistan

Areas of Expertise:

  • civil war research
  • German and international engagement
  • state-building in Afghanistan
  • North-Eastern Afghanistan / East-Afghanistan
  • Caucasus Region
  • Tadzhikistan 

 

Prof. Dr. Ursula Schröder

Research Project C6 - The Politics of State- and Security-Building in Areas of Limited Statehood

Areas of Expertise:

  • security governance
  • international security interventions
  • state- and security-building
  • post-conflict peace-building
  • Côte d’Ivoire, Liberia, Lebanon, and the Palestinian Territories

Prof. Dr. Tanja Börzel

Research Project B2 - The Governance Contribution of External Actors in Areas of Limited Statehood

Areas of Expertise:

  • regional organizations in America, Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East
  • European Union, Council of Europe, OAS, African Union, ECOWAS, SADC, Mercosur, CAN, NAFTA, ASEAN, Arab League
  • governance transfer
  • governance standards
  • governance building (capacity-/institution-building)

 

Prof. Dr. Dr. hc Michael Daxner

Research Project C9 - Aid, Minds, Hearts: A Longitudinal Study of Governance Interventions in Afghanistan

Areas of Expertise:

  • state-building
  • relationship of interventionalists and intervenees
  • legitimacy of interventions
  • German and American homeland discourse
  • intervention culture
  • Southeast Europe (Balkans), Afghanistan


Prof. Dr. Stefan Esders

Research Project B10 - Legal Security and Order as Joint Tasks of Secular and Church Institutions (8th-11th Centuries)

Areas of Expertise:

  • religious and political authority in the Early Middle Ages
  • ancient and medieval statehood
  • transition period from Antiquity to Middle Ages
  • Europe and the Mediterranean in the Early Middle Ages

 

Jan Koehler

Research Project C9 - Aid, Minds, Hearts: A Longitudinal Study of Governance Interventions in Afghanistan

Areas of Expertise:

  • civil war research
  • German and international engagement
  • state-building in Afghanistan
  • North-Eastern Afghanistan / East-Afghanistan
  • Caucasus Region
  • Tadzhikistan